The following is an excerpt from Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoption (Nebraska, 2018) by Susan Devan Harness. Harness (Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes) is a writer, lecturer, and oral historian, and has been a research associate for the Tri-Ethnic Center … Continue reading Excerpt: Bitterroot
UNP Staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the titles where our noses have been buried. The Resisters by Gish Jen and The Ten Thousand Doors of January by … Continue reading What We’re Reading
The Outward Odyssey series provides a popular history of spaceflight from the rocket scientists of the 1930s to today, focusing on the lives of astronauts, cosmonauts, technicians, scientists, and their families. These books place equal emphasis on the Soviets and … Continue reading Outward Odyssey Authors Reflect on First Flights
Today is National Astronaut Day! Celebrate by participating in numerous Astronaut Activities or revisit your favorite space book. Author and Nebraska’s only astronaut, Clay Anderson, will be reading today 1:00 p.m. EST on his Facebook Live feed to benefit Reading … Continue reading National Astronaut Day
UNP Staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the titles where our noses have been buried. The Private Life of Mrs. Sharma by Ratika Kapur “It’s … Continue reading April Staff Reading List
Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a couple upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in May. Anna Weir: I’ve been looking forward to Out of the … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Tracking Technology, Repairing the World, and Other May Books
Books Here’s the Pitch by Roberta J. Newman Last Seasons in Havana by César Brioso Awarded the SABR Baseball Research Award! The Called Shot: Babe Ruth, the Chicago Cubs, and the Unforgettable Major League Season of 1932 Thomas Wolf Starred … Continue reading News and Reviews
Rosemary Sekora is the publicity manager at UNP and wouldn’t be a very good marketer if she didn’t mention the baseball book sale happening now until April 21. After high school in Colorado, I decided to attend the University of … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Nebraska, Home of the Baseball Book?
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to When the Crowd Didn’t Roar by Kevin Cowherd (Nebraska, 2019). About the Book: The date is April 29, … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to When the Crowd Didn’t Roar!
Katya Cengel is a freelance writer and lectures in the Journalism Department of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Marie Claire, and Newsweek. She is the author of … Continue reading Katya Cengel at Home: On Writing and Her Dog, Pip